Thousands of Rome’s historical images digitized

Stanford website imageResearchers digitized thousands of pieces from 19th-century archaeologist Rodolfo Lanciani’s collection to help scholars across the world study Rome’s transformation.

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Stanford News Service writes:

A team including Stanford researchers created a new digital archive to study Rome’s transformation over the centuries.  The exhibit, which went online in the spring, consists of almost 4,000 digitized drawings, prints, photographs and sketches of historic Rome from the 16th to 20th centuries. The pieces were collected by renowned Roman archaeologist Rodolfo Lanciani, who sought to document the entire history of Rome’s archaeology up to the end of the 19th century.

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